Job Alert: Project Manager/Senior Planner

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022 Charles Brown

Equitable Cities is seeking to fill a full-time position (Project Manager/Senior Planner) and is looking for a highly organized, independent, and motivated person to support the globally recognized urban planning, public policy, and research firm. The firm’s portfolio includes creative and innovative projects that address a broad range of planning and policy topics, including regional planning, transit-oriented development, active transportation, transit planning, emerging mobility options, public health, environmental justice, and equity, among others. Equitable Cities is seeking an individual with at least five (5) years of experience and a strong interest in the intersection of transportation, health, and equity as well as a background contributing to the development of sustainable strategies to improve community accessibility and mobility.

Equitable Cities offers a dynamic, self-directed work environment that is fast-paced, flexible, and innovative. While all staff work remotely, the firm’s culture is built upon diversity and creativity. This is a great opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing and dynamic groups of health, transportation, and planning professionals in the country.


The successful candidate for this position will be expected to help manage the day-to-day operations of projects, engage partners, conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis, and review policy and best practices. Projects are located both throughout the U.S. and globally, and thus a willingness, desire, and ability to travel is a must.

Qualifications and Requirements:

The ideal candidate should have a broad range of transportation, planning, environmental, and public health experience, preferably with a focus on equity and health equity in decision-making processes. Ideally, a candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • Focus Group Design and Facilitation
  • Community and Intercept (‘Person on the Street’) Surveys
  • Training and Workshop Curriculum Development and Facilitation
  • Meeting Design & Facilitation
  • Public Involvement Plans
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Community Master Plan Development
  • Corridor Studies
  • Complete Streets Policies & Implementation Tools
  • Downtown Revitalization Plans
  • Equity Action Plans
  • Open Streets Action Plan and Evaluation
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Action Plans
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plans
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Research and Policy Analysis
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement & Education
  • Strategic Planning
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis
  • Environmental Justice Assessment
  • Title VI Assessment
  • Advanced graphics communications (InDesign, Illustrator, SketchUp, Photoshop)
  • Community and Partner engagement
  • Health Equity and Health Disparities
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Population Health
  • Evidence-based Practice

Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • Manage tasks within a specified project budget and timeframe
  • Work successfully with clients, members of the public, and project team members
  • Outline and contribute to the preparation of reports and proposals
  • Analyze a wide range of health and transportation data and manage the completion of technical analyses, feasibility studies, and other reports
  • Prepare and give effective presentations
  • Begin immediately

At a minimum, the candidate should meet the following qualifications:

  • At least five (5) years of responsible experience in transportation and/or public health
  • A bachelor’s degree in public health, urban or transportation planning, or a related planning field, Master’s or Ph.D. degree is strongly preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and other communication skills
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, SketchUp, Photoshop; and Quantitative and Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis

Salary and Benefits:

The annual salary range equivalent for this position is industry competitive, depending on qualifications and years of experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K program, and paid time off. Other benefits include a dynamic and self-directed work environment, collaboration with leading public health and transportation professionals and opportunities for professional growth.

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Applications must be received by 11:59pm on August 30, 2022.

Equitable Cities LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer


Equitable Cities is a full service consulting firm
striving to improve communities.


Equitable Cities LLC
P.O. BOX 6163
Somerset, NJ 08875

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